NFVF Bursary Applications for Post Grad Studies

The NFVF would like to invite eligible applicants to apply for International Bursaries in Film and Television Post Graduate Studies. The bursary will be awarded for the 2019 academic year and will be capped at R250 000 inclusive of tuition and living expenses.

The bursary programme is aimed at building capacity by upskilling film & TV professionals for global competitiveness through its support of qualifying applicants for overseas studies which are not offered in South African tertiary institutions.

Qualifying Criteria:

The applicant must:

Must apply six months before the course starts.
Be a South African citizen or permanent SA resident.
Have a good academic record
Demonstrate a need for financial assistance; and
Enrolled at an accredited overseas tertiary institution for full-time studies; post-graduate film/TV programme (course must commence in September 2019)
Funding will only be granted to courses that are not available in South Africa
Live Performance or Acting courses do not qualify for this grant funding
Applications must be accompanied by a detailed motivation stating why the applicant must be awarded a bursary together with all the supporting documents as indicated in the online application form.


Failure to provide all requested information will lead to automatic disqualification of the application.
No late applications will be considered.

Should there be a change of contact details the onus is on the applicant to notify NFVF.

For further information, please consult the NFVF Funding Policy available on a link below.…

How to apply

Applicants need to register and complete the online application form using the following link:

Deadline for applications: 31 March 2019 at 17h00 CAT.

Failure to submit all the mandatory requirements will result in an automatic disqualification.

Please note that no late applications will be accepted.

For any queries regarding applications please contact:

Thandekile Hlatshwayo

Applications Officer

Email: th*********@nf**.za